Shaibu lives in Densz village with his mom, dad, two younger brothers, and three younger sisters, who are all in primary school. His dad supports the family working as a secretary in a private hospital. Shaibu enjoys playing football (soccer) as a midfielder.
Shaibu has excellent grades and his strength is math and English. Biology is a challenge for him due to lack of books to study with. He also has to walk to school as having consistent money for transportation is rare. His future goal is to go to medical college to become a doctor.